Best of Malaysia Volume 01
Welcome to the inaugural issue of Best of Malaysia. In June 2015, Malaysia embarks on the 11th and final phase of its five-year developmental plan that was set forth in 1955. Malaysia is also the Chair of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) for 2015, bearing the responsibility of ensuring a more united ASEAN community. With all the global attention the nation receives, the publication of this edition could not have been more perfectly timed.
Malaysia has made considerable strides in its push towards the ultimate goal of becoming a high-income economy by the year 2020, mounting up achievements,
and surmounting odds amidst challenging times. This volume aims to showcase the best Malaysia has to offer in terms of investment, entrepreneurial opportunities, and leisure travel. Within these pages is an overview of Malaysia as a nation, highlighting the key economic sectors, major travel destinations, and also outlines of exciting growth plans for the near future.